A rare pair of West Pans miniature baskets, circa 1764-70
Lot 206
A rare pair of West Pans miniature baskets, circa 1764-70
Sold for £1,750 (US$ 2,941) inc. premium
Lot Details
A rare pair of West Pans miniature baskets, circa 1764-70
Oval with light exterior moulding of ozier diaper, the green rope-twist handles with floret and leaf terminals picked out in colours, well-painted with scattered flower sprays in Meissen style, the chestnut-brown line rims with slight traces of original cold gilding, 7cm wide (one broken and restuck) (2)

Footnotes

  • Miniature baskets of this form were made at Meissen and copied at Chelsea. No other West Pans examples appear to have been recorded.
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  1. Vanessa Howson
    Auction Administration - British Ceramics
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    United Kingdom
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  2. John Sandon
    Specialist - British Ceramics
    Bonhams
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    101 New Bond Street
    London, W1S 1SR
    United Kingdom
    Work +44 20 7468 8244
    FaxFax: +44 20 7468 8252